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Pippi in the Park/Pippi i Humlegården

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Pippi in the Park/Pippi i Humlegården

Pippi, Tommy and Annika read in the newspaper about the mischief in Humlegården.
“It sounds as if they need a Pippi Longstocking,” said Annika.
“If you said so, they will get one,” answered Pippi.
And so it happened that the world’s strongest girl and her friends moved to Humlegården, the park, in Stockholm. When the pranksters got going and found Pippi in their way, they were surprised to say the least…

The text was already written in 1949 for a Children’s Day in Humlegården. The images have now been revised and restored in this Pippi book which was first published in 2000.

Astrid Lindgren


Sweden’s most beloved children’s author Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) is also considered to be one of the most important writers for children throughout the world. Her work has been translated into more than 100 languages, and shortly after her death the Swedish government inaugurated the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) to recognise outstanding international achievement in…

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Ingrid Vang Nyman


Ingrid Vang Nyman, 1916–1959, the Danish artist moved to Sweden in the 1940’s. She was the first illustrator to work with Astrid Lindgren. She was strong in her belief that also children were to be offered pictures of high artistic quality and substance. Ingrid Vang Nyman is the original illustrator of Pippi Longstocking.

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